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with me. thank you very much, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of
in room 400, san francisco city hall. council member will skip -- ship, sorry. i am nervous. you have to bear with me. chip will now read the introductions. >> good afternoon and welcome to the mayor's disability council this friday february 15 in city hall. please note that this meeting is accessible and ramp at polk street at the entrance is temporarily disrupted due to repairs. we appreciate your patience during this time and ask that you use the remaining entrances when visiting city hall. assistive listening devices are available and our meetings are captioned and agendas are available in large print and braille. please ask staff for additional assistance. to prevent interference with the sound system and help everyone focus on the presentations please turn off all owns and pda's or in vibrate mode. we welcome the public to comment. you may get a speaker card or please call us and you will be recognized. the meetings are the generally the third friday of month. to assist peoples with allergies, environmental illness or related disabilities please refrain from swearing s
. it is fun to see a lot of the city. thank you. >> hello, and good afternoon. thank you for coming to the industry summit. it is your participation your that makes this work so well. if you look at your program, you will see that our opening speaker is john newlin, president of the entertainment commission. i, however, and not john newlin. i have more hair than john newlin. but i am vice chair of the commission. permit compliance is up. the violence is down. a variety of entertainment is what makes our city great. we will touch on the upcoming party legislation -- party bus legislation and a safe place for our youth to go. after our panel discussion will have some regard groups so we can share ideas and brainstorm. we have a very luminary panel here. right now, i would like to introduce our cheap -- chief of police. [applause] >> good afternoon. i also am not john newlin, and i have less hair than him. [laughter] is a pleasure to be here for the second year. there are fewer people here. that might be because it has been a good year. as audrey suggests i believe that is because of p
is down. a variety of entertainment is what makes our city great. we will touch on the upcoming party legislation -- party bus legislation and a safe place for our youth to go. after our panel discussion will have some regard groups so we can share ideas and brainstorm. we have a very luminary panel here. right now, i would like to introduce our cheap -- chief of police. [applause] >> good afternoon. i also am not john newlin, and i have less hair than him. [laughter] is a pleasure to be here for the second year. there are fewer people here. that might be because it has been a good year. as audrey suggests i believe that is because of partnership is up. we want to be a police department that you are comfortable calling before anything happens with out fear of having us say, no, we are going to shut it down. we want to work with you to make it happen, but it means as safely as possible. certainly, alcohol always played a role as well as the age of the patrons, and on and on. again, please give us a chance to further develop the trust that we have been building over the last several yea
of any major city in the country. i want to thank my colleague scott wiener for helping to showcase the importance of the other nine to five economy. the impact of all that you do has an impact on our job situation and local economy, and to highlight all of the great work that we can do together to ensure that the sectors that you all represent, the sectors that you work for, that you employ people for connaught is one of the greatest sectors in san francisco. i hope we will take the opportunity of the america's cup to showcase our clubs, our restaurants, our nightlife events. as someone who represents the broadaway neighborhood, an area of town that i used to spend a lot of time in when i was in my 20's -- but actually, very few locals take the time to head to the beach on broadway. our neighborhoods are coming together to say that broadway is open to the rest of the world as well as san francisco. i want to put san francisco back on the map when it comes to music. to make sure that we have the type of entertainment that we used to be renowned for. and those of you that work in our
i'm ep ending with and oakland is a city of hope that we need help and that is what we need do is support the american dream by making sure that everybody in the city rises and so thank you very much and we look forward -- [inaudible/incomprehensible] >>> my admiration and love and understanding of what the culture is experience i have been here for 50 years, our 50 is one of the greatest cities to ever rise up and stand up if you meet people from oakland, they are some of the warmest people they carry hope, they use fire they -- oakland is a hub of creativity we are who we are we are political, we are artsy, we are musicians for the entrepreneur oakland is the fantastic place to be your base you can relax absorb the culture and create. and you can look for us to be a technology hub going forward and we have never been followers. and have always been leaders. it's a very unique place and a great place to live. i relax by driving through and gatherings and reliving great memorize of being a kid in oakland and then i may end up just parking around little grand lake theatre
legislature, san francisco streets, as many of us know, * need to be a safe place for everyone and the city's goals are well known that we're trying to reduce serious pedestrian accidents by 25% by the year 2016 and by 50% by the year 2021. but we have a long way to go and major thoroughfares that drivers treat like expressways, you all know many of those streets from masonic to 19th avenue. but they still pose a major threat to pedestrians every day. and some of the most dangerous streets are those which also serve as state highways. in the richmond district, for example, park presidio boulevard along with 19th avenue and the sunset makeup highway 1 where 11 killings -- 11 pedestrian deaths occurred from 2003 to '07. and along venice avenue as part of highway 101 for more deaths occurred in that period. senate bill 2 19 sponsored by leland yee extends the double fine zones that were established in 2008 to make them permanent. and since the establishment of the double fine zone, deadly accidents have dropped by about 75% along these busy routes. this bill is also supported by the california
paying the city attorney, but i think we can all agree this would be money better spent on trees, not on paper for legal briefs. that having been said, i do support increased general funding for the rec and park department and have i signed a letter to the mayor to that regard and i hope we can all work together for this. thank you. x thank you. >> anyone else wishing to make public comment? being none, public comment is closed of the commissioners. >> we need a mosto approve the budget to send it on to the mayor for katie and phil to negotiate a great deal. >> is moved. >> seconded. >> moved and second, all those in favor? >> aye. >> so moved >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we are now on item 12, which is general public comment continued. at this time members of the public may address the commission on items that are within the subject-matter jurisdiction of the recreation and park commission and that do not appear on the agenda. as a reminder if you spoke on item 4, this is a continuation. >> i'm back. i would like to bring to your attention the mclaren corridor proj
positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, is to love it.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we get better access to care and better care. we have enjoyed a robust partnership with mayor lee since he has taken office and even before when he was the city administrator for 20 years, his
in the city at mount royal. a crash with possible lane closures. parade closures in effect at 10:00 this morning. commerce street to pratt street to howard street. that starts at 10:30 this morning. the topside of the beltway is looking good. no delays just yet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> your superbowl champions are back in baltimore this morning. >> the city has been preparing a huge victory pray that we will bring you live. sarah sampson is live at the stadium. what can we expect? >> the parade will start at 10:45 this morning. we are starting to see some fans gather. people will probably want to give themselves extra time. the parade begins at city hall and ends at m&t bank stadium. it will go south on commerce street. then a continues onto pratt street and howard street. parking is free for fans at the stadium. that opens at 9:00 a.m. this morning. no tailgating. city workers spent the day setting up scaffolding yesterday. putting up fencing for crowd control. >> i am very excited. when you're watching at night and anticipate the ravens win and all the hard w
of the public. are there any announcements? >> city clerk: make sure all cell phones electronic devices are turned off and all materials submitted to the clerk. >> could you please call item 1. >> appointing one member ending october 19, once seat and one applicant. if we could have mr. bass? for all applicants today the format is similar would ask you to briefly go through your bio and your work history as it relates to this position and a little bit about what you hope to accomplish or prioritizes a member. for the eastern neighborhood citizens advisory committee. >> thank you so much. supervisor yee, like to see you here today. supervisor kim, thank you supervisor farrell thank you. -- again good afternoon my name is walker b ass.i am so pleased to be here is the nominee for the eastern neighborhood citizens advisory committee. i would like to thank supervisor cohen for her confidence in me and appreciate the chance to be with you to highlight a few of my qualifications. i have been a resident of homeowner in district 10 for seven years, a resident of the bay area for 12 years; like
body. we're not a policy-making body. the city attorney of the berkeley and state- the city of berkeley fought having a bridge line for their disability council and were successful with the state. they said that having a bridge line for council members to vote is a violation of the brown act and that to have a bridge line you have to declare the individual council member's home a meeting place. that anybody from the public could go there as well, which was goofy, but that is the law. but in any case, we have that. other public bodies don't and they don't have to. >> so they are not obligated to have these phones? >> that is correct. they are not obligated to have those phones that. is an extra benefit you are getting from your mayor's office on disability. >> thank you for answering that for me. >> sure. anyone else on the bridge line? >> no. okay. before we move on, i want to encourage those who have joined us since the beginning of the meeting to fill out a card, if they miss to speak at the public hearing coming up. you can find cards at the front of the room here.
francisco after a passionate debate at city hall today. ktvu's david stevenson in san francisco with the gun rights the police chief says will still be protected under this proposal. david-- >> reporter: frank, san francisco general hospital trauma center tells me that gunshot wound cases appear to be trending down over the past six years. still with the number of high profile shootings nationwide the city appears to enact new unprecedented gun control measures. san francisco supervisors today took up a proposed ban on hollow point bullets which inflict more damage than regular bullets. the proposal would make it illegal for anyone but police officers to possess this ammo. they also considered sellers report to police nissan franciscan who bought 500 or more. >> 500 bounds is not an excessive amount of ammunition. if you shoot at a range. >> reporter: san francisco's don dutile says he and other law-abiding gun owners buy ammo in bulk to save. >> if i'm not doing anything wrong why should i talk to the chief of police. >> reporter: the chief of police showed us guns seized by police. he said
to our new supervisors and welcome to city hall. i would like to echo commissioner sugaya's comments to you. i'm [speaker not understood] and urban architect in the city of san francisco and i do serve with commissioner matsuda on the subcommittee of the historic preservation and planning commission for the search of replacing the commission secretary. it is from that perspective that i observe her as a broad minded, open and totally independent thinker. i see her as strategic and extremely well suited as a commissioner where it is important to think independently, yet act in concert with others. it is for those very reasons that i consider her strength remarkable and recommend you to her for reappointment. thank you. >> thank you. are there any other public comment? >>> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is bob amagucci. i'm the executive director of the japantown task force and a board member of the san francisco japantown foundation, on which board diane also serves. i've known diane and worked with her for many, many years and have tremendous respect for her dedication to the
. we will continue to work with stakeholders in the community and with the city departments during the course of this legislation, and i hope to earn your support. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor wiener. supervisor yee. >> thank you. colleagues, today i'm going to be presenting a resolution authorizing application to the california debt limit allocation committee for a multi-family housing revenue bond for 1100 ocean avenue. this development will add 71 units of affordable housing to our stock in san francisco. and this will kickoff in this work in june of this year. so, the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor yee. supervisor avalos. >> thank you, madam clerk. as we know, it's black history month and i'm delighted today to offer a commendation to a worker in my district. black history month is a great celebration, but we have to do so much more as a city to really support our african-american community. just this last weekend in my district, we lost another african-american man, a young man named lawrence collins. he was 18 years old. he was someone who grew up his
in redwood city. >> satellite and radar pictures shows the system right now entering the pacific northwest. this will sag south. as of now any moisture with the system will stay to our north and east. we could see isolated slow showers in tahoe and light rain and the north bay. >> the rest of us should be dry. the cold front will allow temperatures to drop expect cooler conditions into saturday afternoon. >> beyond that stabled whether mild weather and plenty of sunshine to go around. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights a gradual warming trend. tinters biking in the upper 60s as we head into next>> mored forecast in my next report. >> taking a look at traffic. i want to start off with the bridges. >> the approach the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. we do have overnight road work it is not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge is good to go. a typical commute. the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101 problem free a handful of cars made their way into san francisco. james. >> thank you erica. crews this morning are working on cleaning up the mangled metal
in the traffic center. >> good morning. we're gonna start off in daly city, northbound 280 as you come up to hickey boulevard. there's an injury crash blocking the two left lanes and the traffic leaving south san francisco getting up to daly city or if you are trying to get up to san francisco on 280, it will be a tough one. southbound 280 will be slow past the scene as you can clearly see the crash there. there's another problem on 680 southbound this morning. we had an earlier crash at 24. it was blocking lanes a little bit. and 680 was backed up, stop and go to walnut creek. if you are driving to some of the other major spots, give yourself plenty of time. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and the traffic here is going to be pretty busy. it's backed up for about a 20- minute delay before you make it through. on 880, it's a little bit wet but so far this commute looks all right as you try to get into downtown oakland. stay with us. we have expanded traffic and weather all morning long. let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal. thank you. our system is moving in. there's not a lot
" is the best thing that we can find to explain the sequester. but first, the death of a great american city. >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. this week, the news out of the midwest was that of a city in crisis. detroit, michigan, once the nation's richest city per capita, once the nation's fifth largest city, once a symbol of u.s. innovation, industry and success, is in such dire straits that the city is in need of an intervention. on tuesday afternoon, a panel of state-appointed experts released their findings that the city of detroit faces quote, a financial emergency, one which they say the city is not equipped to address. as a result, detroit may soon become the largest american municipality in history to file for bankruptcy. the decision may be left to just one person. if michigan governor rick snider decides to act on the panel's report and appoint an emergency financial manager, a decision expected to be made in the coming week. key findings of the six-person panel include that the detroit police department has more than 2,000 employees but no accurate information on how t
at an incredible rate of two to three inches an hour in some spots. >> up to 12 inches in new york city to an incredible 3 feet in parts of connecticut. boston got smacked with two feet, leaving people there with a new big dig to deal with. ron who used to live in boston will remember the big dig. it was the largest public works project in the history of mankind. we have a new project for boston now. >> an extreme weather team is where the snow is this morning. fanned out across the storm zone. with the latest on what's to come, how to handle it when you get back on the roads, as well. >> our coverage of the blizzard of 2013, sam champion and ginger zee. let's go first to sam, our weather editor in new york's columbus circle this morning. sam, good morning. >> good morning, dan and bianna. we're on a side street here. this is andrew. we've been helping him dig out from the snowfall totals. this is his car. we're going to get it out for him this morning. we have the eight inches of snow. andrew, i'll step on the other side of this. and you keep going. we got about that eight inches of sn
he is currently the director for young community developers and formerly for the city and county of san francisco children's fund and formally program officer for the department of children, youth and their families. and i don't need to read the background. if you have questions about the application process? >> okay. i don't have any public speakers on this item. signed up. are there any comments or questions from the board? >> it does not appear that there are. may i have a roll call, please? >> thank you. >> miss ly? >> yes. >> wong? >> yes. >> fewer in >> yes. >> mr. haney >> yes. >> miss maufus. >> yes. >> mendoza. >> yes. >> murase. >> aye. wynns. >> aye. >> and we are all acquainted and i am sure that he will do a great job. >> the next order of business is our election commission appointment. >> so moved. >> second. >> thank you. the recommendation is that the board of the education of the san francisco unified school district appoint, kathleen catalina ruiz-healy to the election commission of the city and county of san francisco for a five year term of commence on januar
't think so. as a city, i don't think that would be where i would want to be. if they showed they made the effort to remove it, unless it's extremely bad, i think they're doing their due diligence to try and remove the graffiti. >> all right, thank you. do you want to -- is that one red or is that -- because there was red and it was asked by the same person. >> it was red and then asked by the same person. >> you know what, i can see a bunch of hands up here. iv see this guy back here with his hand up a couple -- a half hour now. if i'm going to be honest about it. so, we're going to have him ask your question. >> yeah, this is to dpw, but how do you cite your owners? do you wait till somebody calls in a complaint or as your crews are out there cleaning up graffiti and they see graffiti on a private property, do you note that and then send them a citation, or do you just wait for the residents to complain about it? >> both. all of our staff, field staff are trained to call into our radio room whenever they see graffiti on private property. we have corridor workers that work the major c
in this investigation. wjz is live at city police headquarters. investigator mike hellgren has the new information from detectives. mike? >> reporter: denise, this is a story that is nothing short of heartbreaking. there's a family tonight who has yet to bury a 15-year-old high school freshman. but there's also hope in new pictures, including one exclusive to wjz that police hope will solve this case. >> reporter: police released images showing the brutal attack on 15-year-old deon tay smith. they believe they showed the teen responsible for stabbing him to death outside the mcdonald's, outside of howard and fayette. smith was among the more than 200,000 ravens fans who daght -- gathered downtown to celebrate tuesday. wjz was this, as family members came to the teenager's home in east baltimore to comfort his mother. some wore memorial t-shirts. the victim's uncle remembers his nephew as a wonderful young man. >> i do not want to say anything or have the family do anything to jeopardize an ongoing investigation. this is a time for my family and for the baltim
and hoda kotb from universal city walk at universal studios, hollywood. >> oh, boy. >> huh? >> she's going to make a special stop on the tour right here on universal studio walk. >> uh-oh. stop over there. >> i went to the ladies room. >> of course you did. that's what you do. >> i like the change of scenery. i like it. >> hope you enjoy doing the show out front. >> hi, everybody. >> whoa. >> thank you. >> ladies, welcome to universal studios, hollywood, universal city walk. have a great show. >> oh, oh, oh, oh. >> can you feel the love? >> hoda, we can feel the love. we are so in love with southern california. >> sit down. take a load off. >> get comfy. get cozy. >> we have a little issue here at universal studios, hollywood on city walk. we want to thank the los angeles bureau -- >> l.a. tourism board. >> that's what i meant. >> we keep thanking them every day. if i had my way, we would keep thanking them for the next two months, you know what i'm saying? >> of course you would. since you came out today on this beautiful sun-splashed day in l.a., somebody in this audience is going to get
reducing the city order and we brought it down to $180,000 to $130,000 and we talked about reducing it further going forward to $120,000. at this point i am not going to recommend that we any lower than we are now. we had a work order with the city attorney for the last five years and the utilization has fluctuated over the last five years and that has depended on a lot of factors and it has to do with the caseload and the volume of the cases and the length of board meetings and the hours that the city attorney has to sit with us and the complexity and uniqueness of the cases and the number of new board members that come on and increase of on boarding those members and also changes in the deputies that we see. so, it seems to me that given the billing that we have seen so far this year, that leaving at $130,000 should cover us appropriately going forward. >> it depends on the deputy. >> is it not appropriate... >> i don't actually have it in my head. but i would be happy to send it to you. >> honestly, i look at the bills very carefully but i don't remember the billable rate for the
. >> and i'm julie haener. this is a tragic night for the city of santa cruz. who officers shot to death in a city that has not even lost one offer -- officer in the line of duty. detective sergeant lauren butch baker, 27 years with the department and detective elizabeth butler 10 years with the department have been identified as the victims. police also killed the gunman, matt keller is live at the scene. >> reporter: that briefing with investigators and santa cruz's major just ended -- santa cruz' mayor just gave the statement. the first shots came at 3:30 at a house across the street from a whole foods market and schools skwr-tz i heard a round of 40 to -- >> i heard a round of 40 to 50 shots across the street from where our children are. >> we lost two exceptionally fine officers today. >> reporter: a suspect was also shot to death but the sheriff said he ordered a door to door search as the sun went down just to make sure there was not another suspect. with many people still trapped inside the perimeter. >> s.w.a.t. teams you know told her to stay down and she's been down ever sin
city, a sig alert has just been issued following a fatal crash on east bayshore road. details with george coming up. >> students at the city college are occupying and administration building on campus as the protest a series of budget cuts that are coming to the school. >> watching the courtroom proceedings in south africa. to see if the blade runner, oscar pistorius will be granted bail in the murder of his girlfriend. >> this accident and occurred here. this is only the access road that is available to this area. we had some concerns about the possibility of it backing of truck traffic or possibly backing up the bay bridge. but this has not been the case. the good news is that they expect that have this open within an hour to. >> we are waking up to a hazy sunshine outside. the temperatures are in the 30's and '40's. it is 43 degrees right now in hayward. i will talk about your important weekend forecast in my next report. >> a protest over student input in city college of san francisco's efforts to stay accredited started yesterday afternoon and has lasted through the night
, the buildings and grounds will be meeting on the 28th and city and school districts select committee will be meeting, i am sorry building and grounds will be meeting on the 25th and select committee will be meeting on the 28th. >> thank you. all right, any announce, oh, i know i want to announce that i am appointing commissioner murase to be the representative on the ad fund board effective today so thank you for agreeing to take that on. and then any other reports from board members? >> yes, commissioner murase? >> i just want to congratulate the community for january, 27th, very successful, fred, 16 honorees from all corners of the community and it was a really wonderful celebration, on february 4th, richard carranza the superintendent attended the rosa, parks school it was a wonderful event where the kids had t-shirts with rosa parks on it and a wonderful celebration and i want to thank the lake shore elementary community for including me on their mass and literacy night. >> commissioner mendoza? >> so i attended the kinsy collection opening at malad which was amazing and it reall
redwood city. wednesday, a few high clouds will drag across urs this. low 70s on the high side -- drag across us. low 70s on the high. >>> the focus on top republicans speaking out in support of same-sex marriage. >>> well, temperatures cool to cold here this morning. it will be sunny to mostly sunny. looks really good if you like sunshine and warm weather. we could use some rain and snow in the mountains. it's not happening. temperatures continue to warm up. >>> look at this. second deadly blizzard in a week moving across the great plains towards upper midwest. the national guard was helping stranded drivers in west texas. almost all of the roads in the texas panhandle are impassible. almost three deaths have been reported, blamed on the storm. the national weather service calls this a crippling historic blizzard. >>> the u.s. military command in afghanistan announced just a few hours ago that its report about a decline in taliban attacks last year was incorrect. they are calling the mistake a clerical error. the military is preparing to release the correct numbers which would show no
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